How to acquire yuffie in final fantasy 7

How to acquire yuffie in final fantasy 7


How to acquire yuffie in final fantasy 7

How to acquire yuffie in final fantasy 7

How to acquire yuffie in final fantasy 7

In FFVII theres 2 secret characters, Vincent Valentine and Yuffie Kisaragi i already made a instructable on getting Vincent so heres how to get Yuffie. You have to do a task to get them, a different one for each. Getting Yuffie is pretty easy so dont worry about doing to much work.

Step 1: Before You Can Get Yuffie.

Yuffie is only available after you go to the Mythryl Mines. Once youve been there, you can find her in any forest on the world map

Step 2: Fighting Yuffie

While walking in a forest on the world map eventually you will get into a fight with Yuffie. She is not that hard but the next part is hard. She will start talking to you but you HAVE to pick the right things to say or she will take something from you and run away

Step 3: Talking to Yuffie

As i said in the last step after fighting Yuffie you start to talk to her. But you have to pick the right things to say or she will take something from you and run away. What she takes away from you depends on how far you are in the conversation.

When talking to Yuffie this is what you have to say,
1. Not interested
2. petrified
3. Wait a second!
4. thats right
5. Lets hurry on

On the last one DO NOT pick “whats your name”. Pick “Lets hurry on” and then Cloud and the rest of your party will walk away. Then she says wait dont you want to know my name and then you get to choose a name for her. Also, DO NOT save bfore talking to Yuffie or she will run away.

Step 4: You Got Yuffie!

Congradulations! after this you should be back on the world map so just pause and got to the PHS and put Yuffie on your team. Have fun!

Step 5: Wutai Sub-Mission

Now that you have Yuffie you are able to do an optional mission in Yuffies hometown of Wutai. When you go to Wutai after getting Yuffie she will take your materia and this whole sub-mission starts. Also Don Corneo from earlier in the game will be the villain of the sub-mission and the Turks Reno, Rude, and Elena will also play an important role. Also, if you do this mission, later in the game on the way to Hojos lab you will meet up with the Turks. If you did the Wutai mission you will get to choose if you want to fight them or not and if you havent done the Wutai mission you have to fight them. You can only go to Wutai once you get the Tiny Bronco plane.

Okay I blazed through the mines and shit being entranced in the story and didn’t get yuffie, I just got the buggy and traveled back, read up online so apparently I can only get her in forest?? As in the grassy areas spread out anywhere? I’ve done at least 20 battles and I haven’t encountered her once. Help.

She appears about one in every eight battles so it make take some persistence to finally encounter her. Beating her is simple as she only has about 500 HP. Once the fight is over, she will want to have a word with you, and you have to convince her to join your party.

DO NOT save your game at the Save Point.

When she asks for a rematch, respond “Not interested”

When she asks if you’re afraid of her, say “. petrified”

When she says she’s really going to leave, say “Wait a second!”

When she asks if you want her to join you, say “. That’s right”

When she says I’ll go with you, say “. Let’s hurry on”

If you mess up, she’ll steal a few hundred gil from you, progressively larger amounts in later questions. She claims she’s returned it when she joins you, but she actually pockets half of it.

She can also appear in the jungle area around the Temple of the Ancients. I think you can actually encounter her in any forested area on the world map. It just behooves you to recruit her before getting the Tiny Bronco, as that leads naturally into the Wutai sidequest.

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· 3y
You can still get her in the forests between Corel and junon (near the old man's cave). I've believe you can get her in pretty much any forest.

You have to go back to the Gongaga area and run around in the rainforest looking areas.

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Stupid fucking 15 year old internet game forums had me running around random tree areas fighting the bugs and frogs for an hour. soN OF A BITTCHHHH. I’ll live, had to grind eventually. Appreciate you! Most helpful sub I’ve joined in forever.

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· 3y
Memory is bad. Is that the only forest at that point in the game? Or does it have to be a specific forest at this point? Honest question, as I've always just got her in the first patch of forest near Junon

Junon forest: 32/256

Gongaga forest: 64/256

Nibel forest: 64/256

Rocket Town forest: 255/256

Mideel forest: 128/256

Goblin Island forest: 128/256

Round Island: 128/256

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I met her 2 times in the forests just before Cosmo Canyon area, below the ancient forest on the mountain. I failed the first time with the questions. I was 12 yeas old. Haha

Her storyline is really good too but when you get too far in the game like you are now, I think you'll miss a large chunk of it. :/

It’s worth going back a few saves for. Now, don’t miss out on Vincent!

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Yuffie can be found wandering around in any of the world's forests. You'll encounter her as you would an enemy and she'll be identified as Mystery Ninja. Defeat her in battle and you'll be taken to a field where Yuffie lies prostrate near a Save Point. DO NOT USE THE SAVE POINT or do anything else that will cause you to leave the Field Screen and lose sight of Yuffie. If you do, she'll vanish and steal a fistful of Gil. If you wish to convince her to join your party, you must talk to her and say all the right things during the ensuing conversation. Listed below are the appropriate responses to Yuffie's comments.

"One more time, let's go one more time!" [Not interested]

"You're pretty scared of me, huh!?" [. petrified]

"I'm really gonna leave! REALLY!" [Wait a second!]

"You want me to go with you?" [. That's right]

"All right! I'll go with you!" [. Let's hurry on]


4-point Shuriken: Long range weapon [2L + 1U]/[Normal]
-[Initial equipping]

Boomerang: Long range weapon [2L + 2U]/[Normal]
-[Junon Area (steal from Formula)]
-[Upper Junon, Gongaga, (Disc 2: Lower Junon) Shops @ 1,400 Gil]

Pinwheel: Long range weapon [4L]/[Normal]
-[Cosmo Canyon Shop @ 2,600 Gil]

Razor Ring: Long range weapon [4L + 1U]/[Normal]
-[Wutai Shop @ 6,000 Gil]

Hawkeye: Long range weapon [4L + 2U]/[Normal]
-[Icicle Inn Shop @ 12,000 Gil]

Crystal Cross: [6L]/[Normal]
-[Mideel Shop @ 18,000 Gil]

Wind Slash: Long range weapon [3U]/[Double]
-[Shinra Cargo Ship]
-[Disc 2: Upper Junon Shop @ 2,000 Gil]

Twin Viper: Long range weapon [4U]/[Double]
-[Shinra Mansion]
-[Disc 2: Upper Junon Shop @ 3,200 Gil]

Spiral Shuriken: Long range weapon [2L + 6U]/[Normal]
-[Disc 2: Costa del Sol Shop @ 14,000 Gil]

Superball: Long range weapon [None]
-[Fort Condor Battle]
-[Disc 2: Lower Junon Shop @ 3,000 Gil]

Magic Shuriken: Long range weapon [3U]/[Normal]
-[Wutai (Godo's House)]
-[Disc 2: Lower Junon Shop @ 6,000 Gil]

Rising Sun: Long range weapon [4L]/[Double]
-[Midgar Area (steal from Diamond Weapon)]

Oritsuru: [4L + 4U]/[Normal]
-[Wutai Da-chao Statue]

Conformer: [8L]/[Nothing]


1-Greased Lightning: Attacks opponent with weapon after cutting them
1-Clear Tranquil: Restores HP of all allies

2-Landscaper: Attacks all opponents
2-Bloodfest: Continuously attacks all opponents

3-Gauntlet: Attacks all opponents
3-Doom of the Living: Continuously attacks opponents

4-All Creation: Attacks all opponents [Pagoda of the Five Mighty Gods (defeat Godo)]

Here’s how to take down Ramuh in Final Fantasy VII Remake Intermission.

We’ve all been playing Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intermission, the brand new PS5 exclusive DLC for one of last year’s most acclaimed games – I mean, everyone who actually bought a PS5 has been playing it, at least. This is an excellent title and destined to be one of the most remembered of this year.

In this guide we’re going to be beating Ramuh in Chadley’s VR missions. Ramuh is a tough boss, and truly devastating the first time you go against him, but once you know what to expect, you’ll be able to take him down effortlessly.

In this guide we’re going to break down what you need to know to take down Ramuh, so you can devastate him with the tips we lay out here. Otherwise, this is going to be a tough fight, and learning his intricacies is going to be an uphill battle. Read on below for everything you need to know.

Don’t Go Alone

You will first meet Chadley and gain access to his VR missions against Ramuh fairly early on in the game, and you won’t have anyone else in your party at this point. While it’s totally possible to beat Ramuh like this, it won’t feel like it. You should instead wait until Sonon is in your party, at least.

Or better yet, wait until you’ve already made some story progress in the main game, and got your crew a few new items to equip. Every little helps in this battle, and an advantageous Materia might make all the difference.

Bring Fresh Items

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This should be obvious, but good items are going to be important to survive, especially if you run low on MP. Hi-Potions are actually not all that useful at the level you start the game at, so you should be using Mega Potions in battle. Make sure to stock up on Phoenix Downs in case you or Sonon go down.

On that note, Sonon will sacrifice himself to revive Yuffie once per battle when she goes down. This is a nice bit of security, but you’ll want a Phoenix Down ready to get Sonon back up again after.

Get Ready To Dodge And Guard

Ramuh is oppressive with some attacks that will fill up the whole arena, so you shouldn’t fight him half-heartedly. For many of his short-range attacks, you’ll be able to dodge out of the way, and for his long-range attacks, you’ll just have to guard. If you’re unsure of what to expect, guard to be safe, and then you’ll learn which attacks you’ll be able to effectively avoid.

Download The Free DLC Summons

Did you know that there is free DLC summons available for Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intermission? It’s true! Make sure to download and equip these summons before the battle, as they can actually make a huge difference as to how effective your attacks and abilities are, not to mention the damage they can do.

Use Wind Abilities

Yuffie has a powerful Windstorm ability, and using this will deal a decent amount of damage and add Pressure to your foe, making it an ideal ability to use often. Don’t forget to use Sonon’s abilities when he has AP, either. Apply enough Pressure and you’ll eventually Stagger Ramuh, which will allow you to do huge amounts of damage – getting there isn’t easy, though. Use these tips and keep trying, and you’ll eventually break through.

An excellent addition to the remake saga starring a cool ninja kid

Final Fantasy VII Remake is a dramatic game with the odd silly beats. The new DLC episode featuring young Wutai ninja Yuffie Kisaragi is a silly side mission that stays lighthearted until the bitter end. It’s the perfect FFVII Remake Intergrade chaser.

What’s in FFVII Remake Intergrade?

In FF7R Episode INTERmission, as Square Enix calls it, 16-year-old ninja prodigy Yuffie Kisaragi and her partner/underling Sonon Kusakabe infiltrate Midgar on a mission to steal a rumored “ultimate materia” for their nation of Wutai. Though the pair are working with eco-terrorist insurgent group Avalanche during their mission, they are pointedly not working with the Avalanche “splinter cell” Barrett, Tifa, and Cloud belong to. Early in the DLC mission Yuffie is warned away from trying to interact with the game’s main characters. And should you attempt to storm Tifa Lockhart’s Seventh Heaven bar, the group’s secret headquarters, Yuffie will be physically pushed away by unseen forces.

Who is Yuffie?

In the original Final Fantasy VII, Yuffie is an optional character who doesn’t meet up with the main party until they’ve left Midgar, so meeting the team beforehand would ruin whatever continuity the remake is attempting to establish. As such, Yuffie and Sonon spend their brief time in the city doing their own thing while the dramatic events surrounding Cloud and friends occur in their periphery.

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When not battling other Fort Condor players in the DLC’s colorful tower defense mini-game or engaging in a handful of side-quests, Yuffie’s main mission is short and sweet. First she and Sonon must acquire a pair of false IDs in order to make it to Shinra HQ. To do this they must chase their contact through the Sector 7 industrial area, battling the Shinra forces pursuing him along the way. From there it’s on to Shinra HQ itself, where several familiar faces from a couple different Final Fantasy VII games make the ninjas’ lives miserable.

For a character who’s only playable for three and a half hours (not including mini-games and side-quests), Yuffie is a pretty well fleshed-out fighter. Using her massive ninja stars she can fight foes up close with physical attacks, or she can toss her star and cast ninja magic from afar. Her companion, Sonon, is not playable, but they pair and synergize when in battle together, performing more powerful team-up versions of Yuffie’s normal ninja magic. Both fighters are ridiculously fast, and when new summon Ramuh gets in on the act, enemies might as well forget about seeing their families again.

Yuffie’s strongest power isn’t her magic or her ninja abilities, however: It’s her upbeat nature, her can-do attitude, and her clumsy, impish charm that sees her through her Midgar mission. I want to cheer when she dramatically confronts Shinra soldiers near the main pillar holding up Sector 7, reciting an obviously practiced speech meant to strike fear in the hearts of her enemies,, even though I know she’s about to fall on her ass.

The cast of the DLC, both returning characters from the remake proper and the new ninja, give these silly performances their all. Suzie Yeung is irresistibly charming as Yuffie, the teenage ninja with an unwavering loyalty to her clan and a hatred for the planet-poisoning Shinra. Aleks Le’s Sonon puts up with his younger commander’s antics with grace and poise, never letting on that the goofy things she does are anything other than brilliant theatrics designed to distract enemies. They make a wonderful team.

The other star team for this downloadable content is Square Enix’s music team, who’ve outdone themselves with some of the new tracks introduced for this small piece of content. There are at least three original songs for a side-quest involving a bar called The Happy Turtle, each a different take on the establishment’s theme. One’s an upbeat jingle. Another is a bright pop song. The third is basically death metal. “Come out, come out, come out, come out of your shell / Party, party, party, party, all night, at the Happy Turtle.” That’s never getting out of my head. Dammit, I just found another one.

“You and me nice and easy, on our journey / life’s gonna be so great, at the Happy Turtle.” It’s beautiful.

Not everything about the Yuffie DLC mission is light and fluffy. There are some heavy bits toward the end that I will refrain from mentioning, as well as a bit of an extended epilogue to the main game. What I’m saying is there are more reasons to play through the new episode than lighthearted fun. It’s just that lighthearted fun is a very big part of it.

It’s great to see Yuffie get some time in the spotlight. With this DLC Square Enix has elevated her from optional side character who very nearly got cut from the original game to an essential part of the Final Fantasy VII Remake saga. I can’t wait to see more of her, whenever that might happen.

Square Enix reveals more information about the upcoming Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade on PS5, specifically the Yuffie DLC episode.

The headlining announcement at the latest PlayStation State of Play event was the reveal of Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade, a new episode that stars fan favorite character Yuffie. Since the Yuffie episode was revealed for Final Fantasy 7 Remake, more details have made their way online, including how many chapters it will be and what fans can expect from Intergrade‘s story.

The Final Fantasy 7 Remake Yuffie episode will be two chapters long, though Final Fantasy 7 Remake chapter length can vary wildly so that doesn’t necessarily give a good indication of how long it will take players to complete it. In the episode, Yuffie and new character Sonon Kusakabe make their way to Midgar. Collaborating with Avalanche, Yuffie and Sonon use their Wutaian ninja skills to attack the Shinra Electric Power Company in an effort to steal materia.

As far as gameplay goes, Yuffie is described by Square Enix as being “proficient in both close-quarters combat and ranged attacks.” This should be helpful since she won’t have Barret in her party to shoot down far-off enemies, and she won’t have Cloud there to deal the majority of the melee damage. Outside of combat, Yuffie will be able to utilize her ninja skills like wall-running to better-traverse the environment as well as hit switches with her shuriken.

It will be interesting to see what happens during the Yuffie episode in Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade, but one has to imagine that she will wind up splitting up with her partner. In the original Final Fantasy 7 game, players come across Yuffie in the forest, where she attacks the party as a “Mystery Ninja.” After players defeat Yuffie, they can recruit her by choosing the correct dialogue options. Presumably, the events of the Yuffie episode in Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade will show how Yuffie ended up alone in the forest in the first place.

Those interested in playing the Yuffie episode should note that it is a PS5 exclusive experience. And while paid versions of Final Fantasy 7 Remake on PS4 can upgrade to the PS5 version for free, the Yuffie episode is not part of the free upgrade. Either players will need to buy the PS5 version of Final Fantasy 7 Remake outright, or they will need to upgrade their PS4 version and then purchasing the Yuffie episode separately. Pricing information for the Yuffie episode has not been revealed at the time of this writing.

More information on the Yuffie episode should come to light as we get closer to its launch this June.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade launches June 10 for PS5.

A little less than a month ago, Square Enix released Final Fantasy 7 Intergrade for the PlayStation 5. It proved to be a fine next-gen upgrade, not the least because it finally upgraded all those pesky doors, but it’s biggest selling point was definitely the DLC episode starring Yuffie — Final Fantasy 7’s high-energy ninja from Wutai.

Yuffie’s episode received strong reviews from multiple publications, which lauded its fresh take on the established combat system, its worldbuilding, and of course, Yuffie herself. It proved to be a microcosm for both the strengths and weaknesses of Final Fantasy 7 Remake, its sparkling worldbuilding occasionally undercut by sequences that could be slow and repetitive. Happily, Yuffie’s story generally moved briskly, never quite outstaying its welcome while also offering a tantalizing taste of what’s to come in Final Fantasy 7 Remake Part 2, which is now in full production.

Speaking with IGN over email, co-director Motomu Toriyama talked about the role the intermission plays in the larger story, and how it sets the stage for Cloud and company to meet Yuffie in a later installment. “As Cloud and company prepare to leave Midgar in the base game, so does Yuffie. Later, Cloud and his allies will end up encountering Yuffie in the expansive world outside of Midgar. By playing both the base game and [Episode Intermission], I think you’ll be able to understand where they are coming from, from an emotional perspective, and so I recommend playing through both.”

In the DLC, Yuffie is an agent dispatched to steal a massive piece of materia rumored to be in development at Shinra Headquarters. She teams up with Sonon, a staff-wielding series newcomer who mostly reacts to Yuffie’s rapid patter of quips with dry asides. Their fast friendship serves as the emotional core of the DLC, an element that extends even to the gameplay, which is based on the pair sycing up their attacks for large amounts of damage.

Like the base remake, Yuffie’s story is grounded at least in part in nostalgia. Much of it is set in established areas in and around Midgar, with a variety of familiar faces making appearances throughout. Scarlet, a diabolical Shinra executive who gets comparatively little screentime in the original game, is one of the main villains — another example of Final Fantasy 7 Remake’s expert melding of the familiar with the new.

“There were many things we learned from the reception of [Final Fantasy 7 Remake] since its release, but I feel that the response was especially great for the elements we remade while being cognizant to pay homage to the source material, and I recall players’ reactions were very positive,” says co-director Naoki Hamaguchi. “I don’t want to limit it to just this title; I am reminded that for the next installment, it’s of utmost importance not to damage the memories from the source material while reimagining it so it surpasses people’s expectations.”

I am reminded that for the next installment, it’s of utmost importance not to damage the memories from the source material while reimagining it so it surpasses people’s expectations.

In that light, Square Enix’s decision to have Episode Intermission run concurrently with Cloud’s adventure makes sense. It allows the development team to reuse some already established environments while providing a different perspective on familiar events. But it wasn’t always that way.

In an interesting twist, Hamaguchi says that writer Kazushige Nojima originally had a very different vision for Episode Intermission. “To be honest, when Mr. Kazushige Nojima turned in the initial draft of the [Episode Intermission] scenario, the story was going to take place at a different time from the events of [Final Fantasy 7 Remake], but we had him adjust it so that it happens simultaneously — while Cloud and his allies were on their adventure in Midgar,” he says. “I had a strong desire for the story of [Episode Intermission] to allow those who played [Final Fantasy 7 Remake] to experience the lore more deeply. As a result, we were able to dive deeper into Avalanche HQ, Wutai, the Shinra Building basement, etc. which were only touched upon in the base game of the remake — and this time from Yuffie’s perspective. As such, I’m hoping it turned out to be something our fans were able to enjoy.”

Another element that the team reimagined for the Yuffie DLC was the Fort Condor minigame. Named for a sidequest in the original game where you defended a giant condor from encroaching Shinra forces, it was reimagined for the DLC as more of a small-scale board game. The minigame has been lauded by many fans as addictive, putting it in the grand tradition of such classics as Triple Triad and Blitzball.

Hamaguchi says Fort Condor was an element he struggled the most with, as he knew it couldn’t just be a “half-baked” homage to the original. “At the start of development, I worked one-on-one with the game designer until we solidified the gameplay; even after the gameplay was solidified, I played it every day and pointed out areas that needed adjustments,” Hamaguchi says. “The person handling the adjustments for the difficulty level is really good with numbers, so there were times when the difficulty was raised without advanced notice… I remember still messing with it right up to finalizing the master build (laughs).”

The development team can only offer hints about what’s to come in Final Fantasy 7 Remake Part 2, but they do make for some tantalizing tidbits. Among other things, Toriyama says that it will “probably be a while until Wutai is showcased in earnest” owing to its distance from Midgar, but that “perhaps there may be a new aspect to things depicted along the way.”

Hamaguchi, meanwhile, says that he’s happy with how the first part made players feel like they’re “experiencing a movie through the gameplay,” but that the second part will have unique challenges. “As for improvement, or should I say “change,” moving forward — because the next installment will involve Cloud and company to leave Midgar and explore the world map, our next challenge will be to create gameplay that leverages the vastness of the world, unlike what we did in this current title.”

Director Tetsuya Nomura has previously said via an interview translated by a fan that Final Fantasy 7 Remake Part 2 will pick up directly after the events of Intergrade, and that the atmosphere will be “quite different from Part 1.” In particular, Cloud will be “running around a lot of nature.” Could this mean that Final Fantasy 7 Remake Part 2 has an overworld? We’ll just have to see.

In any case, Final Fantasy 7 Remake continues to be a roaring success, with Yuffie’s story once again demonstrating the love and care Square Enix has taken in translating its most popular game for the modern era. You can read our review of the original release here, as well as insights into its famous pole dancing scene and more. Final Fantasy 7 Remake Part 2 does not yet have a release date.

Kat Bailey is a Senior News Editor at IGN. Yes, Yuffie is her favorite character.

A PlayStation Store listing has revealed Final Fantasy 7 Remake’s Yuffie DLC will add two new chapters to the game.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake's upcoming DLC will introduce two new chapters to the game.

New Final Fantasy 7 Remake content is coming this June and a lot of it. When FF7 Remake Intergrade hits stores on June 10, 2021, it will allow fans to play an upgraded PS5 version of the game. It will also introduce the original game's Yuffie to the Remake universe via brand new DLC. It has now been revealed via a listing on the German PlayStation Store that Yuffie's DLC will be two chapters long.

To put that into perspective, the original game is 18 chapters long. That being said, the chapters vary in length, especially if you insist on completing all the side quests. Helping Betty find her cats will make a chapter feel a lot longer. There might not be as many side quests for Yuffie considering where in the overall story she will be dropping in.

Yuffie's journey will happen simultaneously to the one FF7 Remake players have already been on. Roughly around the time Cloud is separated from Avalanche. Her mission is to infiltrate Shinra, steal a powerful materia, and return it to her homeland. It seems that her mission will be taking place at the same time as when Barrett and the rest of the gang are infiltrating Shinra.

What exactly will be available to who on release day is a little confusing. FF7 Remake Intergrade is the PS5 upgraded version of the game. It will include the Yuffie DLC and is available for pre-order for $70. If you already own the game on PS4, you will get the PS5 upgrade for free. However, it has not yet been revealed how much the two additional chapters will cost when bought separately.

Just to muddy the waters even more, FF7 Remake is a free game on PS Plus this month. It's the PS4 version and it will not include a free PS5 upgrade later this year. If you want to play FF7 Remake on PS5 and the Yuffie DLC, you will need to buy the game on PS4, or wait for the PS5 version to be released on June 10.

I sadly have no more access to the original final fantasy 7, but I wondered about the following: Yuffie steals all your materia when you go to wutai the first time. But what happens when you sell all your materia before (so you have 0 materia and she cant steal any)? Does she say anything different?

How to acquire yuffie in final fantasy 7

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This question interested me so I decided to do a run through and avoid picking up any materia. Any that was forced upon me I just “trashed”. To my surprise there are no safeguards on materias, I thought I was stuck when Priscilla gave me Shiva but I was able to trash summons too.

So I played through the game without any materia up to the point you get the Tiny Bronco (the earliest you can go to Wutai).

Note: I am playing PS4 version so I have the cheats for unlimited HP/MP and 3x speed, so this was much easier than it would be on the original PS1 version.


The scene where Yuffie steals your materia is exactly the same, everyone acts like materia was stolen even though I had none at all. Dialog is all the same as if you had had some to steal.

Additional Information

After completing the Yuffie side quest she gives back your materia. This is the MP Absorb materia that you pick up during the “hunt for Yuffie”. So technically the dialog for giving back materia makes sense, as there is always at least one material for her to return.

Strange Glitch

During the quest to get my materia back (of lack there of), I was able to somehow get 2x MP Plus materia out of thin air!

I want to start by saying I dont know if this glitch is specific to the Yuffie sidequest, or if its doable elsewhere too. I also dont know if it would happen if I had materia going into the quest or not. I’ve never found this before. However, it happened during this experiment so I will include it as part of this answer.

Here is what happened to get the glitch to happen.

  1. My team before Yuffie stole materia was Cloud, Vincent and Yuffie (in that order)
  2. Barret joined after Yuffie ran off and I replaced him with Cid using PHS
  3. I played side quest until I got MP Absorb from chest which Yuffie immediately steals
  4. This prompted me to check my materia list. Empty. So I went to “Exchange” to check if anyone had materia equiped
  5. Nobody did, but to my surprise the cursor was defaulted to an invisible character. You couldnt see any slots or materia but you could navigate the cursor to all 16 slots (8 weapon and 8 armor). They all said “MP Plus”
  6. I tried pressing triangle to remove the materia this worked on the first 2 weapon slots only. The rest just did nothing
  7. This gave me 2 MP Plus materia in my inventory that I didnt have before

My best guess at how this glitch was possible.

  1. I have config set to cursor = memory
  2. Before Yuffie left my party I had checked her on the exchange. So cursor was still on her slot when I went back in to exchange later
  3. The game possibly defaults to MP Plus when it doesnt know what to do in this situation
  4. I expect the reason why I could only remove 2 materia was because Yuffie was previous equiped with a 2-slot weapon and a 0-slot armor, and the game thought that invisible person was Yuffie so her weapon/armor logic was applied

Overall that was a lot longer answer than I was expecting from this experiment but a very interesting outcome none the less.